National Instruments 370551A-01 manual

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    MXI TM Getting Started with Your PCI-MXI-2 and the NI-VXI TM /NI-VISA TM So ftware for Linux P[...]

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    Supp ort Worl dwide Tec hnical Supp ort and Pro duct Inform ation ni.com Nati onal In strum ents C o[...]

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    Important Information Warrant y The National Instruments MXIbus boards and accessories are warrante [...]

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    Compliance FCC/Canad a Radio Freq uency Interfere nce Compliance* Determining FCC Class The Fed eral[...]

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    Canadia n Depar tment o f Commun ications This Class B di gital appa ratus meet s all requirem ents [...]

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    © Nationa l Instrume nts Corpora tion vii PCI-MXI-2 for Linux Contents About This M anual How To[...]

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    Contents PCI-MXI-2 for Linu x viii ni.com VXIbus CLK10 Ro uting ........... ........... .........[...]

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    Contents © Nationa l Instrume nts Corpora tion ix PCI-MXI-2 for Linux VXI/VME Shared Memory ....[...]

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    Contents PCI-MXI-2 for Linu x x ni.com Advanced MXI Settings ................... ............ ...[...]

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    © Nationa l Instrume nts Corpora tion xi PCI-MXI-2 for Linux About This Manual This manual co nt[...]

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    About This Ma nual PCI-MXI-2 for Linu x xii ni.com Begin by reading this getting started manual to[...]

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    About This Ma nual © Nationa l Instrume nts Corpora tion xiii PCI-MXI-2 for Li nux italic Italic[...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration 1-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 1 Introduction and Quick Start This[...]

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    Chapte r 1 Intr oduct ion and Qu ick St art PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 1-2 ni.com How to Use This Manua[...]

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    Chapt er 1 Introduc tio n and Quic k St art © National Inst ruments Cor poration 1-3 PCI-MXI-2 [...]

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    Chapte r 1 Intr oduct ion and Qu ick St art PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 1-4 ni.com In addi tion, MXI-2 b[...]

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    Chapt er 1 Introduc tio n and Quic k St art © National Inst ruments Cor poration 1-5 PCI-MXI-2 [...]

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    Chapte r 1 Intr oduct ion and Qu ick St art PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 1-6 ni.com Optional Software You[...]

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    Chapt er 1 Introduc tio n and Quic k St art © National Inst ruments Cor poration 1-7 PCI-MXI-2 [...]

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    Chapte r 1 Intr oduct ion and Qu ick St art PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 1-8 ni.com Installing an d Loadi[...]

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    Chapt er 1 Introduc tio n and Quic k St art © National Inst ruments Cor poration 1-9 PCI-MXI-2 [...]

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    Chapte r 1 Intr oduct ion and Qu ick St art PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 1-10 ni.com Table 1-2. PCI-M[...]

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    Chapt er 1 Introduc tio n and Quic k St art © National Inst ruments Cor poration 1-11 PCI-MXI-2[...]

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    Chapte r 1 Intr oduct ion and Qu ick St art PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 1-12 ni.com VXI/VME-MXI -2 This [...]

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    Chapt er 1 Introduc tio n and Quic k St art © National Inst ruments Cor poration 1-13 PCI-MXI-2[...]

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    Chapte r 1 Intr oduct ion and Qu ick St art PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 1-14 ni.com VXI/VME Arbiter T im[...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration 2-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 2 PCI-MXI-2 Configuration and Inst[...]

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    Chapter 2 PCI-MXI-2 Configuration and Installation PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 2-2 ni.com Figu re 2-1 . [...]

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    Chapter 2 PCI-MXI-2 Conf iguration and I nstallation © National Inst ruments Cor poration 2-3 PC[...]

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    Chapter 2 PCI-MXI-2 Configuration and Installation PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 2-4 ni.com Figure 2-2 show[...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration 3-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 3 VXI-MXI-2 Configuration and Inst[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Configuration and Installation PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 3-2 ni.com Figu re 3-1. V[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Conf iguration and I nstallation © National Inst ruments Cor poration 3-3 PC[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Configuration and Installation PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 3-4 ni.com Logical address[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Conf iguration and I nstallation © National Inst ruments Cor poration 3-5 PC[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Configuration and Installation PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 3-6 ni.com Figur e 3-3. [...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Conf iguration and I nstallation © National Inst ruments Cor poration 3-7 PC[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Configuration and Installation PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 3-8 ni.com Figu re 3-4. V[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Conf iguration and I nstallation © National Inst ruments Cor poration 3-9 PC[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Configuration and Installation PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 3-10 ni.com When switch S3[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Conf iguration and I nstallation © National Inst ruments Cor poration 3-11 P[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Configuration and Installation PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 3-12 ni.com The VXI-MXI-2 [...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Conf iguration and I nstallation © National Inst ruments Cor poration 3-13 P[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Configuration and Installation PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 3-14 ni.com Use swit ch 2 [...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Conf iguration and I nstallation © National Inst ruments Cor poration 3-15 P[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Configuration and Installation PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 3-16 ni.com Figure 3-10 sh[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Conf iguration and I nstallation © National Inst ruments Cor poration 3-17 P[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Configuration and Installation PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 3-18 ni.com You can use 3[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Conf iguration and I nstallation © National Inst ruments Cor poration 3-19 P[...]

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    Chapter 3 VXI-MXI-2 Configuration and Installation PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 3-20 ni.com Figur e 3-12 .[...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration 4-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 4 VME-MXI-2 Configuration and Inst[...]

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    Chapter 4 VME-MXI-2 Confi guration and I nstallatio n PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 4-2 ni.com Figur e 4-1.[...]

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    Chapt er 4 VME-MXI -2 Conf igur atio n and Inst allat ion © National Inst ruments Cor poration 4-[...]

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    Chapter 4 VME-MXI-2 Confi guration and I nstallatio n PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 4-4 ni.com Figur e 4-2[...]

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    Chapt er 4 VME-MXI -2 Conf igur atio n and Inst allat ion © National Inst ruments Cor poration 4-[...]

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    Chapter 4 VME-MXI-2 Confi guration and I nstallatio n PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 4-6 ni.com Switch 4 has[...]

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    Chapt er 4 VME-MXI -2 Conf igur atio n and Inst allat ion © National Inst ruments Cor poration 4-[...]

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    Chapter 4 VME-MXI-2 Confi guration and I nstallatio n PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 4-8 ni.com Figu re 4-5.[...]

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    Chapt er 4 VME-MXI -2 Conf igur atio n and Inst allat ion © National Inst ruments Cor poration 4-[...]

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    Chapter 4 VME-MXI-2 Confi guration and I nstallatio n PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 4-10 ni.com Install the[...]

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    Chapt er 4 VME-MXI -2 Conf igur atio n and Inst allat ion © National Inst ruments Cor poration 4-[...]

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    Chapter 4 VME-MXI-2 Confi guration and I nstallatio n PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 4-12 ni.com Figu re 4-7[...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration 5-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 5 NI-VXI/NI-VISA Software Installa[...]

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    Chapter 5 NI-VXI /NI-VISA Software Installation PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 5-2 ni.com where 1.6-1 is th[...]

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    Chap te r 5 NI-V XI/NI -VI SA S oft war e In sta llati on © National Inst ruments Cor poration 5-[...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility This[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-2 ni.com Figure 6-1 shows the main [...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-3 PCI-MXI-2 for Li[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-4 ni.com Update Current Configura [...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-5 PCI-MXI-2 for Li[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-6 ni.com Device T ype This field in[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-7 PCI-MXI-2 for Li[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-8 ni.com Note Wh e n the Address S[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-9 PCI-MXI-2 for Li[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-10 ni.com Caution Th ere is a poten[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-11 PCI-MXI-2 fo r [...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-12 ni.com System IRQ Level The rem[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-13 PCI-MXI-2 fo r [...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-14 ni.com Bus Configurati on Editor[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-15 PCI-MXI-2 fo r [...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-16 ni.com MXI T ransfer Limit Use t[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-17 PCI-MXI-2 fo r [...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-18 ni.com Windo w Size The amount o[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-19 PCI-MXI-2 fo r [...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-20 ni.com Figu re 6-8. VXI/ VME-MX[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-21 PCI-MXI-2 fo r [...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-22 ni.com Interloc ked M ode Interl[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-23 PCI-MXI-2 fo r [...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-24 ni.com Caution Do not instal l[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-25 PCI-MXI-2 fo r [...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-26 ni.com enough t o perform 256 t[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-27 PCI-MXI-2 fo r [...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration U tility PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 6-28 ni.com Advanced MXI Set tings Cl[...]

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    Chapter 6 NI-VXI Configuration Utility © National Inst ruments Cor poration 6-29 PCI-MXI-2 fo r [...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration 7-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 7 Using the NI-VXI/NI-VISA Softwar[...]

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    Chapter 7 Using the NI-VXI/NI-VISA Software PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 7-2 ni.com Interactive Control of[...]

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    Chapter 7 Using the NI -VXI/NI-VISA Software © National Inst ruments Cor poration 7-3 PCI-MXI-2 [...]

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    Chapter 7 Using the NI-VXI/NI-VISA Software PCI-MXI-2 for Linux 7-4 ni.com System Conf iguration [...]

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    Chapter 7 Using the NI -VXI/NI-VISA Software © National Inst ruments Cor poration 7-5 PCI-MXI-2 [...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration A-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux A Specifications This append ix lis[...]

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    Appendix A Specification s for PCI-M XI-2 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux A-2 ni.com PCI Functi onality PCI I[...]

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    Appendix A Specifica tions for PCI-MXI- 2 © National Inst ruments Cor poration A-3 PCI-MXI-2 for[...]

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    Appendix A Specification s for VXI-M XI-2 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux A-4 ni.com VXI-MXI-2 The follo wing[...]

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    Appendix A Specifica tions for VXI-MXI- 2 © National Inst ruments Cor poration A-5 PCI-MXI-2 for[...]

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    Appendix A Specification s for VXI-M XI-2 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux A-6 ni.com Requiremen ts VXIbus Con[...]

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    Appendix A Specifica tions for VXI-MXI- 2 © National Inst ruments Cor poration A-7 PCI-MXI-2 for[...]

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    Appendix A Specifica tions fo r VME-M XI-2 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux A-8 ni.com VME-MXI-2 The following[...]

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    Appe ndix A Speci fic ati ons f or V ME-M XI-2 © National Inst ruments Cor poration A-9 PCI-MXI[...]

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    Appendix A Specifica tions fo r VME-M XI-2 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux A-10 ni.com Requiremen ts A16 Spac[...]

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    Appe ndix A Speci fic ati ons f or V ME-M XI-2 © National Inst ruments Cor poration A-11 PCI-MX[...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration B-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux B NI-VXI/NI-VISA Software Over vie[...]

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    Appendix B NI-VXI/NI-VISA So ftware Over view PCI-MXI-2 for Linux B-2 ni.com Header Files for NI-[...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration C-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux C EEPROM Configuration This appendi[...]

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    Appendix C EEPROM Configurat ion PCI-MXI-2 for Linux C-2 ni.com Figur e C-1. EEPROM Ope ration [...]

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    Appendix C EEPROM Configuratio n © National Inst ruments Cor poration C-3 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux [...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration D-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux D Common Questions This append ix a[...]

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    Appendix D Common Que stions PCI-MXI-2 for Linux D-2 ni.com Which NI-VXI utili ty program must I [...]

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    Appe ndix D Commo n Ques tion s © National Inst ruments Cor poration D-3 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux A[...]

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    Appendix D Common Que stions PCI-MXI-2 for Linux D-4 ni.com Whenev er I try to execute any of th[...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration E-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux E T echnical Support and Professio[...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration G-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux Glossar y Pref ix Meanings V a lue[...]

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    Gloss ar y PCI-MXI-2 for Linux G-2 ni.com A CF AIL A VMEb us backplane sig nal that is asserted w[...]

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    Glossary © National Inst ruments Cor poration G-3 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux block-mode transfer An u[...]

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    Gloss ar y PCI-MXI-2 for Linux G-4 ni.com D daisy-chain A method of p ropagating signals along a[...]

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    Glossary © National Inst ruments Cor poration G-5 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux EMI Electromagnetic Inter[...]

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    Gloss ar y PCI-MXI-2 for Linux G-6 ni.com K KB Kilobytes of memory . L LED Light Emitting Diode.[...]

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    Glossary © National Inst ruments Cor poration G-7 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux MXIbu s Multisystem eXten[...]

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    Gloss ar y PCI-MXI-2 for Linux G-8 ni.com retry An ackno wl edge b y a destination th at signif i[...]

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    Glossary © National Inst ruments Cor poration G-9 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux T trigger Either TTL o r [...]

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    Gloss ar y PCI-MXI-2 for Linux G-10 ni.com VXItedit VXI R esource Editor prog ram, a part of the [...]

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    © National Inst ruments Cor poration I-1 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux Index A A16 base ad dress, V MEbus,[...]

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    Index PCI-MXI-2 for Linux I-2 n i.com parts locator di agram (figure), 4-2 VMEbus A16 ba se addre[...]

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    Index © National Inst ruments Cor poration I-3 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux E EEPROM. See configuration [...]

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    Index PCI-MXI-2 for Linux I-4 n i.com L LA selecti on and logi cal address o ption, 6-20 LabV IEW[...]

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    Index © National Inst ruments Cor poration I-5 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux P parity checking MXIbus, 6- [...]

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    Index PCI-MXI-2 for Linux I-6 n i.com VXI shared RAM option s, 6-6 advanced shared RAM settings, [...]

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    Index © National Inst ruments Cor poration I-7 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux VXI-MXI-2 electrical, A-7 env[...]

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    Index PCI-MXI-2 for Linux I-8 n i.com parts locator di agram (figure), 4-2 VMEbus A16 ba se addres[...]

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    Index © National Inst ruments Cor poration I-9 PCI-MXI-2 for Linux VXIedit configuration utilit [...]